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Occupational Therapist

Job description

MPA are currently recruiting a Band 6 Occupational Therapists to join our team in the Coleraine area. This position will have an immediate start available. The post holder will work as an integral member of the multi-disciplinary Team and ensure a high quality, responsive occupational therapy service for patients presenting with a range of health conditions.

Role Responsibilities

· Manage a defined caseload of patients and be responsible for prioritising workload in line with agreed Trust priorities, policies and procedures.

· Undertake comprehensive, client centred occupational therapy assessment and treatment of patients presenting with a range of mental health conditions on occasions clients may also have physical health difficulties and/or learning disabilities

· Select, apply and interpret of a range of standardised and non-standardised assessments to identify deficits in functional performance.

· Appropriately select and use a range of treatment media, which reflects the outcome of assessments and identified goals.

· Offer professional support and advice to clients/carers in relation to the occupational therapy intervention and general management of their condition.

Essential Criteria

  • Degree or Diploma in Occupational Therapy

  • Full Access NI check

  • Up to date registration with the HCPC

  • Assurance that they are fit for post (health assessment)

  • 2 years post qualifying experience with 6 months experience in the Community setting working with adults

  • Post qualifying paid experience of working with service users with a diagnosis of a Learning Disability is preferable but not essential.

  • Full UK driving license with access to a car on appointment with suitable business insurance

Desirable Criteria

· 6 Months post qualifying experience in Learning Disability is desirable but not essential.


· Pay £17.24- £27.5 per hour (depending on band)

· Weekly pay

· Holiday allowance

Further Information

· Recovery and hospital services available

· Hours of work: Monday to Friday 9am-5pm

I am keen to have an initial discussion with anyone who feels this could potentially be of interest. Please contact Muirinn McCloskey on +44 (0)28 7035 7035 or send an up-to-date CV to